No. 32 Squadron (Finland)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
No. 32 Squadron Finnish Air Force
Active 25 June 1941 - 4 September 1944
Country Finland
Branch Finnish Air Force
Role fighter
Engagements Continuation War

No. 32 Squadron (Finnish: Lentolaivue 32 or LLv.32, from 3 May 1942 Le.Lv.32), renamed No. 32 Fighter Squadron (Finnish: Hävittäjälentolaivue 32 or HLe.Lv.32 on 14 February 1944) was a fighter squadron of the Finnish Air Force during World War II. The squadron was part of Flying Regiment 1. The squadron was formed from the disbanded No. 22 Squadron.

Organization[edit]

Continuation War[edit]

  • 1st Flight (1. Lentue)
    • Detachment H (Osasto H)
  • 2nd Flight (2. Lentue)
  • 3rd Flight (3. Lentue)
  • Detachment Kalaja (Osasto Kalaja)
  • 1st Flight of No. 24 Squadron (1./HLe.Lv.24)

The equipment consisted of 35 Fokker D.XXIs, 4 Hawker Hurricane Is, 18 Curtiss Hawk 75As, and 2 Lavochkin LaGG-3s.

External links[edit]